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Lengerich, Westphalia

Lengerich is a town in the district of Steinfurt, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated on the southern slope of the Teutoburg Forest, approx. 15 km south-west of Osnabrück and 30 km north-east of Münster.

Lengerich
Coat of arms of Lengerich
Coat of arms
Location of Lengerich within Steinfurt district
Lengerich in ST.svg
Lengerich is located in Germany
Lengerich
Lengerich
Lengerich is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Lengerich
Lengerich
Coordinates: 52°10′30″N 7°52′0″E / 52.17500°N 7.86667°E / 52.17500; 7.86667Coordinates: 52°10′30″N 7°52′0″E / 52.17500°N 7.86667°E / 52.17500; 7.86667
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionMünster
DistrictSteinfurt
Subdivisions12
Government
 • MayorWilhelm Möhrke (none)
Area
 • Total90.71 km2 (35.02 sq mi)
Elevation
80 m (260 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total22,641
 • Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
49525
Dialling codes05481
05482 (Wechte)
Vehicle registrationST, TE, BF
Websitewww.lengerich.de

TransportationEdit

Lengerich is situated at the Wanne-Eickel-Hamburg railway and offers hourly connections to Münster and Osnabrück.

 
Half-timbered house

MayorsEdit

The mayor is the pharmacist Wilhelm Möhrke (independent), the predecessor was Friedrich Prigge.

International relationsEdit

Lengerich, Westphalia is twinned with:

Lengerich's neighboring municipalities, Ladbergen and Lienen, are sister cities in the United States with Wapakoneta's neighbors New Knoxville and Saint Marys, respectively.

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

 
Rudolf Smend

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.

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